What is the opposite of power?

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Opposite of the ability or capacity to do something
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“He was an uninspiring speaker with the inability to motivate his audience.”
Opposite of physical strength or force
“He was unable to move the heavy machinery due to his weakness and lack of physical strength.”
Opposite of political or social authority or control
“The public has the disadvantage of having little say in the whims of their government.”
Opposite of the ability to overpower someone or something
“He was a meek person, and his subservience to his arrogant boss would regularly be observed.”
Opposite of a state or country viewed in terms of its political or military strength
“The country is a Third World nation dependent on monetary relief for its survival.”
(of speech) Opposite of level of persuasiveness
“The flimsiness of his words and arguments would ensure his loss in the debate.”
Opposite of freedom or liberty accorded to an individual
“In an authoritarian society, you can expect a restraint to be placed on your individual freedoms and liberties.”
(of a person) Opposite of the quality of having a high personal standing or status
“Your unimportance to this group is really understated.”
Opposite of the possession of authority of control, especially with regards to armed conflict
Opposite of the intensity in a destructive natural force
Opposite of to be under the hold or grasp of
“Thankfully, he was vaccinated, and his immunity against the deadly virus was assured.”
Opposite of a moral or legal entitlement to have or do something
“The government's prohibition of chewing gum greatly angered the nation's citizens.”
Opposite of the effectiveness of an event or story
“Given the satirical clout of his greatest operettas, the charge of triviality now strikes us as absurd, but it rankled.”
Opposite of the degree of intensity of a feeling or belief
“One can only mask any irresolution in one's beliefs for only so long.”
Opposite of a supernatural power to control or manipulate the forces of nature
“Whatever happens by nature happens for the sake of something.”
Opposite of the benefit, importance or (useful) effect of something
“The insignificance of relaxation to stress relief is a myth. It is, in fact, crucial.”
Opposite of the state of being in someone's power, or of having great power over someone
Opposite of the more favorable condition or position in a competition
Opposite of a form of magic designed to allow for worship or conjuration of, or communication with spirits or deities
Opposite of domination, influence, or authority over another, especially by one political group over a society or by one nation over others
Opposite of a right or privilege exclusive to a particular individual or class
Opposite of to supply an object with mechanical or electrical energy
“Continuously watching videos on your device will drain its battery.”
Opposite of to direct something with great force
“He would guide his daughter gently and carefully into place as she slept.”
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